Pork and Spicy Salsa Burger

Savor the explosion of flavors with the Pork and Spicy Salsa Burger, a masterpiece that combines the succulence of perfectly cooked pork with the vibrant zing of spicy salsa.

This burger is a celebration of textures and tastes, ensuring a gastronomic experience like no other.


For the Pork Patty:

  • 500g ground pork
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 egg
  • Bread crumbs as needed

For the Spicy Salsa:

  • 2 ripe tomatoes, diced
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeño, seeds removed and finely chopped
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • A handful of fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Salt to taste

Additional Ingredients:

  • 4 burger buns, toasted
  • Fresh lettuce leaves
  • Sliced avocado
  • Sliced cheese (optional)


Preparing the Pork Patty:

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the ground pork, chopped onion, minced garlic, smoked paprika, cumin, salt, and pepper.
  2. Add in the egg and mix well. If the mixture is too wet, add bread crumbs until it holds together.
  3. Divide the mixture into 4 equal parts and shape each into a patty.
  4. Preheat a grill or frying pan over medium-high heat and cook the patties for 5-7 minutes on each side or until fully cooked and slightly crispy on the outside.

Preparing the Spicy Salsa:

  1. In another bowl, combine diced tomatoes, chopped red onion, jalapeño, lime juice, and chopped cilantro.
  2. Mix well and season with salt to taste. Let it sit for a few minutes to let the flavors meld together.

Assembling the Burger:

  1. Place a lettuce leaf on the bottom half of each toasted bun.
  2. Add a slice of cheese (if using) on top of the lettuce.
  3. Place the grilled pork patty on top of the cheese.
  4. Add a generous spoonful of spicy salsa on top of the pork.
  5. Add a few slices of avocado.
  6. Cap with the top half of the bun.


  • Serve immediately with a side of crispy sweet potato fries or a refreshing coleslaw.


  • Preparation time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 15 minutes
  • Total time: 35 minutes


  • 4 scrumptious burgers


The Pork and Spicy Salsa Burger is a daring adventure for the palate, melding the rich and savory taste of pork with the lively and fiery notes of spicy salsa. The pork patty is juicy and full of flavor, with spices that provide a warm undertone and a delightful depth.

The spicy salsa, made with fresh tomatoes, red onion, jalapeño, and cilantro, is a burst of freshness and heat, complementing the richness of the pork with its vibrant acidity and spice. The lettuce adds a crunch, the avocado lends a creamy texture, and the optional cheese introduces a melty, gooey goodness.

All these components come together in a toasted bun, creating a burger that is as indulgent as it is exciting. Perfect for those who love a bit of heat and a lot of flavor, the Pork and Spicy Salsa Burger is a culinary creation that promises to leave an impression and satisfy those bold cravings.

Enjoy this spicy delight and let your taste buds dance to the rhythm of exquisite flavors!